Phnom Penh (FN), Feb. 7 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun said he believed the Sinopharm vaccine is highly effective for people aged 18 to 59 years, addressing at the press conference held on Sunday at Phnom Penh International Airport.

"Chinese-aided Sinopharm vaccine is safe and effective for people aged 18 to 59 years old. It has been instructed and approved for use regionally and globally,” the premier underlined.

He continued that: “The Royal Government of Cambodia expects that in addition to this first phase of assistance, China will continue to make significant contributions to our key partners including the Australia’s COVAX Facility.”

Premier Hun Sen called on all relevant institutions to strongly implement the government’s measures with high accountability to ensure people's health and safety and called on citizens to strictly follow preventive measures set by the health ministry to ensure good health of oneself and beloved family.